West Jordan man in extremely critical condition after being dragged by truck

Wests Jordan Police. File photo: Gephardt Daily/Monico Garza/SLCScanner

WEST JORDAN, Utah, Sept. 3, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — A 61-year-old West Jordan man is in extremely critical condition after being dragged by a truck in the early hours of Thursday morning.

West Jordan Police Department Sgt. J.C. Holt told Gephardt Daily the incident began in the area of 9300 S. Heather Downs Drive (1600 West) at approximately 3:30 a.m.

Two men, who were known to each other, had an argument and stopped their trucks in the middle of the street, Holt said.

The victim got out of his truck and allegedly began to confront and possibly assault the other man.

The man who was being confronted started to drive away, and the victim may have been caught in the door of the other man’s truck or may have been holding on, Holt said. He was dragged a little way and was later found lying in the road with injuries Holt described as “life-threatening.”

Holt said that some neighbors heard the confrontation and there may also be doorbell surveillance camera video of the incident; the investigation is ongoing.

The other man has not been taken into custody, but Holt said officials have a good idea of who he is. Neither man has yet been publicly identified.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.

1 COMMENT

  1. Word on the street is it was the daughters boyfriend who stole his truck. And when he tried stopping them the boyfriend ran him over… just sayin is all they shouldn’t get away with that s**t

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